Pedestrian Deaths On The Rise

According to research done on behalf of the Governors Highway Safety Association which represents the state highway safety offices, pedestrian deaths have risen faster than motorist fatalities and are up to 6000 total last year. Why are there more pedestrian

Car Accidents On Icy Roads

If you have been in a car accident or truck accident due to icy conditions, the insurance company is not going to give you a break because you lost control on an icy patch you couldn’t see. You have to

THE REASON YOU NEED UNINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE

In excess of 1 million people are driving around in the U.S. without any auto insurance because they cannot afford it. This includes 1.1 million drivers in PA! What happens if you are hit by one of these uninsured folks?

Social Media and your accident

Nowdays it is commonplace for people to jump on Facebook or Twitter and spew out personal life details to friends and others. It is certainly an era of lightening quick communication which can be an incredible and efficient tool for

Do’s and Don’ts in a Lawsuit

While no one looks forward to being involved in a personal injury lawsuit, keeping in mind some simple do’s and don’ts should help to make your case as simple as possible. DO keep all appointments regarding your case, especially those

Getting Compensated For Your Injury

Despite your best efforts to be careful, you have been involved in a collision. You have been injured and suffered property damage. What steps can and should you take to get the compensation you deserve? Often, the first step is

SUV Rollovers: A Serious Problem

The perception among drivers is that bigger is better, and therefore SUVs—which are bigger than other cars—must be safer. Unfortunately, this perception is not correct. SUVs, which are not only bigger but taller than other kinds of cars and trucks,

Do you have any clue whether your auto insurance is adequate to protect you?

Most people are searching for auto insurance based on getting the cheapest deal they can to afford compliance with the law.  Life is expensive and this is not one of the items we love to spend money on.  However, buying

Fall leaves and rain=slippery roads

The leaves are falling now and even when the weather is fairly warm, if it rains, the leaves combined with rain and oily discharge from vehicles can make the roads quite slick. It doesn’t have to be snowing or sleeting

Takata air bag debacle-do YOU have a killer airbag?

Boy, this makes me mad. Takata, an air bag manufacturer has announced there are as many as 30 MILLION vehicles in the U.S. furnished with air bags that have deteriorating “inflators”. These inflators could blow up and shred your throat

Sandra Worthington Personal Injury Lawyer in Practice 30 Years

Sandra Worthington, personal injury lawyer, celebrating 30 years in practice this year!   For more information on visit the Worthington Law Group website.          

Snow Creates Conditions for Serious Accidents Today

Snow creates treacherous conditions and many accidents on PA roads

Children’s Claims for Injuries

We are personal injury lawyers, so we are often faced with the difficult task of representing children and their families.  There cannot be anything more difficult than facing the emotional and financial strain of having an injured child.  We try

Full Tort Coverage is Worth Every Cent!

Did you know that Full Tort coverage is usually a lot less expensive in the suburbs than in the City?  If you have been delaying adding full tort to your PA auto insurance policy because your friends and family have

Who Should you Speak to After an Accident

Whom should you speak to after an accident? You should first speak to an experienced personal injury lawyer. Most lawyers can get you into the office or will happily speak to you on the telephone to give you basic advice.

The War Zone – Insurance Companies vs. You

You entered a so-called “war zone” once you are injured. You are at war, but it is a war that can be won. Insurance companies, and some in the government, have “declared war” on injured people and their attorneys. They

What In Heaven’s Name Is A “Serious Impairment” Of Body Function?

The courts have been revising this definition since 1990 when this option became available. The truth is that it is not clear at all exactly what a serious impairment to a body function is and the definition seems to change

What Must Be Proven To Win A Personal Injury Case?

The law does not demand or guarantee compensation for every injury. You must prove that someone else was negligent or careless and that their carelessness caused your injury. If you have suffered an unfortunate accident that is no one else’s

How Do You Choose a Good Lawyer?

How do you find out who in your local community is the best lawyer for your case? I believe that there are certain questions to ask that will lead you to the best person for your case – no matter

How Do I Find A Qualified Personal Injury Attorney?

Selecting an attorney to represent you is a critical, but challenging task. The decision certainly should not be made on the basis of advertising alone. The Yellow Pages and television are filled with ads, all of which say basically the

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